FAQs

What is the address for the land title office?

The LTSA has land title offices in Kamloops, New Westminster and Victoria. For hours and address information, visit...

One of the registered owners of a land title has died. How can their name be removed from the title?

Transferring title such as after the death of a spouse or owner on title requires the expertise of a legal professional. See...

What does it mean to have title to land in British Columbia?

In British Columbia, ownership of land is referred to as title to land (land title) and is documented by registration through the LTSA. Once...

What kinds of jobs do you recruit for and how often do you post positions on your website?

Most of the career opportunities at the LTSA are for Examiners of Title in Land Title services, or Technologists for Surveyor General services....

Why can't the land title office give me legal advice?

Land title staff are unable to advise on legal rights or actions associated with land titles and charges. The Registrar of Land Titles and staff...

Due to concerns about COVID-19, the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) is restricting access in all Land Title Offices to only its employees, direct access pass holders and Registry Agents until further notice. Land Title Office front counters will be closed; all other office operations will continue as usual. Thank you for your understanding as we take measures to keep the health and well-being of our employees, customers and visiting members of the public our top priority.

Effective Thursday, March 19, 2020, please take advantage of our website resources and electronic filing services to access front counter services such as:

Contact us by phone or email with any questions you have. You may want to consult a lawyer or notary to complete any filings. We also encourage customers to mail in less urgent requests to change information on title such as Change of Name or Change of Address. Applications and fees can be mailed to:

Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia
Anvil Centre Office Tower
Suite 500 – 11 Eighth Street
New Westminster, BC
V3M 3N7

The LTSA will continue to follow the advice and direction from the Provincial Health Officer and BC Centre for Disease Control to ensure our actions are proactive and appropriate. We encourage you to use these sources to stay up-to-date with current guidelines and information.

Updates will be published to the LTSA website and on our Twitter account as the situation changes.